The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy:|
All I want you to do to-night is not to fasten the door, in case I
should want to sleep here, and should be late."
"I thought you'd soon get tired of giving yourself airs and keeping away!"
"Well--don't do the door. That's all I say."
She then sallied out again, and first hastening back to Jude's
to make sure that he had not returned, began her search for him.
A shrewd guess as to his probable course took her straight
to the tavern which Jude had formerly frequented, and where she
had been barmaid for a brief term. She had no sooner opened
the door of the "Private Bar" than her eyes fell upon him--
sitting in the shade at the back of the compartment,
Jude the Obscure